Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
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Men's javelin throw at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 14 October
Competitors 27 from 17 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Pauli Nevala  Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gergely Kulcsár  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jānis Lūsis  Soviet Union
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Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's javelin throw was one of four men's throwing events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 14 October 1964. 27 athletes from 17 nations entered, with 2 not starting in the qualification round.[1]

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 77.00 metres. Each thrower had three attempts to reach that standard. Since only one thrower made the mark the next eleven farthest-throwing athletes also advanced to meet the minimum 12 in the final.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3
1 Urs von Wartburg  Switzerland 79.92 metres 74.55 79.92
2 Janusz Sidlo  Poland 76.93 metres 75.33 74.45 76.93
3 Jorma Kinnunen  Finland 75.52 metres 68.13 73.20 75.52
4 Vladimir Kuznetsov  Soviet Union 75.01 metres X 68.98 75.01
5 Gergely Kulcsár  Hungary 74.32 metres 74.32 72.62 X
6 Pauli Nevala  Finland 74.19 metres 71.49 72.72 74.19
7 Jānis Lūsis  Soviet Union 73.48 metres 72.79 X 73.48
8 Wladyslaw Nikiciuk  Poland 73.45 metres 73.45 67.56 71.17
9 Christos Pierrakos  Greece 72.91 metres X 72.91 68.98
10 Hans Schenk  United Team of Germany 72.55 metres 72.55 66.97 X
11 Rolf Herings  United Team of Germany 72.47 metres 72.47 68.02 71.74
12 Ed Red  United States 72.31 metres X 72.31 66.24
13 Terje Pedersen  Norway 72.10 metres 61.39 66.78 72.10
14 Hermann Salomon  United Team of Germany 71.92 metres 67.82 69.84 71.92
15 Carlo Lievore  Italy 70.88 metres 70.71 68.04 70.88
16 Les Tipton  United States 70.74 metres 65.95 70.74 70.03
17 Victor Axionov  Soviet Union 69.46 metres 68.30 X 69.46
18 Michel Macquet  France 69.35 metres 63.34 65.36 69.35
19 Miki Takashi  Japan 68.70 metres 68.70 63.56 62.80
20 Willy Rasmussen  Norway 68.43 metres 68.43 67.37 63.88
21 Frank Covelli  United States 68.08 metres X 68.08 X
22 Kanai Hideta  Japan 65.85 metres 63.40 X 65.85
23 Park Soo Kwon  South Korea 62.50 metres 58.51 X 62.50
24 Patricio Etcheverry  Chile 60.77 metres 59.35 60.77 54.19
25 Singh Sidhu Nashathar  Malaysia 51.63 metres 45.49 51.63 49.49
Lennart Hedmark  Sweden Did not start -
Yang Chuan-kwang  Taiwan Did not start -

Final[edit]

The scores from the qualification round were ignored in the final. Each thrower received three more attempts. The six best threw an additional three times, keeping the scores from all six throws.[1]

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3 Throw 4 Throw 5 Throw 6
1 Pauli Nevala  Finland 82.66 metres 76.42 78.39 X 82.66 X X
2 Gergely Kulcsár  Hungary 82.32 metres 75.00 77.28 78.28 82.32 78.57 79.78
3 Jānis Lūsis  Soviet Union 80.57 metres 72.51 80.57 79.85 78.94 78.07 X
4 Janusz Sidlo  Poland 80.17 metres 80.17 X X X 76.97 78.17
5 Urs von Wartburg  Switzerland 78.72 metres 78.72 76.84 76.36 73.08 73.12 X
6 Jorma Kinnunen  Finland 76.94 metres 72.32 76.36 71.81 76.94 X 72.45
7 Rolf Herings  United Team of Germany 74.72 metres 66.22 X 74.72
8 Vladimir Kuznetsov  Soviet Union 74.26 metres 73.90 68.89 74.26
9 Wladyslaw Nikiciuk  Poland 73.11 metres 71.01 X 73.11
10 Christos Pierrakos  Greece 72.65 metres 70.24 72.65 72.02
11 Ed Red  United States 71.52 metres 69.39 68.15 71.52
12 Hans Schenk  United Team of Germany 69.82 metres 69.82 66.44 68.51

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